Pro-immigration advocates remain optimistic about “Health for All” bill

From left to right: Inland Empire Immigrant Youth Coalition (IEIYC) organizers Elizabeth Ojeda, Dianey Murillo, and Saira Murillo.

  The California Senate on June 2 approved a health care bill that will allow undocumented immigrants to receive health care benefits similar to Medical, despite facing opposition and undertaking amendments due to concerns over state costs. The legislation is currently being reviewed by the Assembly. Senate Bill 4 (SB-4),…

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Sinfonia Mexicana Presents A Tribute To Selena Featuring “Como La Flor Band”

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Join Sinfonia Mexicana as it celebrates its 30th Anniversary season with a “Tribute to Selena” concert that features “Como La Flor Band” with featured vocalist Karol Posada. The show delivers an authentic, polished recreation of Selena’s last concert in Houston, Texas. The Flor Band Features seven seasoned musicians that back…

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Book focuses on Chicano/Latino empowerment

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UC Riverside Ethnic Studies and Political Science professor Armando Navarro holding his new book, "Mexicano and Latino Politics and the Quest for Self-determination: What Needs to be Done."

The Viva Yo Hispanic epoch is one full of complacency, apathy, and fragmentation, according to UC Riverside Ethnic Studies and Political Science professor Armando Navarro. Despite being 57 million Latinos strong (which approximately 68-percent are of Mexican descent), the 73-year-old believes Chicanos/Latinos have become “ahistorical and apolitical.” “This is despite…

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